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Zolax 0.5 mg Tablet

Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Zolax 0.5 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Zolax 0.5 mg Tablet

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Zolax Tablet

Uses of Zolax Tablet

Zolax 0.5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of anxiety.

Zolax Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Zolax are Memory impairment, Dizziness, Tiredness, Sleepiness, Confusion, Uncoordinated body movements.

How to use Zolax Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Zolax 0.5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Zolax Tablet works

Zolax 0.5 mg Tablet is a benzodiazepine. It works by increasing the action of a chemical messenger (GABA) which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

In Depth Information on Zolax Tablet

Expert advice for Zolax Tablet

  • If you are taking Zolax 0.5 mg Tablet for the treatment of insomnia and anxiety, it should not be used more than 4 weeks.
  • It may become less effective over the time.
  • It causes sleepiness or drowsiness. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Zolax 0.5 mg Tablet, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • The addiction / habit-forming potential of Zolax 0.5 mg Tablet is very high.
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Zolax Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Zolax Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Zolax 0.5 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Zolax 0.5 mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Zolax 0.5 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Zolax 0.5 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Zolax 0.5 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Zolax 0.5 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Zolax 0.5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zolax 0.5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Zolax Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Zolax 0.5 mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

User Submitted Feedback For Zolax 0.5 mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Zolax Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Alprazolam

Q. What is Zolax used for?
Zolax is used to relieve excess (moderate to severe) anxiety and to treat anxiety associated with depression. It is not to be used for mild anxiety associated with stress of day today life situations.
Q. Is Zolax safe?
Zolax is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Zolax addictive (habit-forming)?
Yes, the use of Zolax has addictive potential. Its use is associated with risk of addiction for physical or psychological effects. The abrupt discontinuation of Zolax is therefore not advised to avoid serious withdrawal symptoms.
Q. Is Zolax an opioid?
No, Zolax is not an opioid, it belongs to a class of substances called benzodiazepines.
Q. Is Zolax an anti-depressant?
No, Zolax is not an anti-depressant. It is used to relieve excess anxiety and to treat anxiety associated with depression.
Q. Is Zolax a narcotic substance?
No, Zolax is not a narcotic substance. It belongs to the class of medicines known as benzodiazepines and is used for the treatment of anxiety.
Q. Can I take Zolax for a hangover?
No, Zolax is not indicated for managing a hangover. Rather, Zolax should not be taken with alcohol as both the substances can cause excessive sleep (sedation) and depress your brain.
Q. Can I take Zolax for anxiety?
Yes, Zolax is used to relieve excess (moderate to severe) anxiety and to treat anxiety associated with depression. It is not recommended for mild anxiety associated with stress of day today life situations.
Q. Can I take Zolax for heart palpitations?
No, Zolax is not indicated for the treatment of heart palpitations. However, it may help in reducing heart palpitations associated with anxiety. Zolax should always be taken only when advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Zolax for alcohol withdrawal?
No, Zolax is not indicated for the management of alcohol withdrawal.
Q. Does Zolax reduce blood pressure?
Lowering of blood pressure is seen if you take more than prescribed dose of Zolax. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive fall in blood pressure while you are taking Zolax.
Q. Does Zolax make you sleepy?
Yes, Zolax makes you sleepy. Sedation (sleepiness) is a very common side effect of Zolax. Please consult your doctor if you are prescribed Zolax and your work requires you to remain alerted or you drive yourself as it may affect your driving.
Q. Does Zolax expire?
Yes, Zolax like any other medicine has an expiry date and should not be used beyond the date mentioned on the package.
Q. Does Zolax cause weight gain?
Change in weight (both weight gain and weight loss) has been reported as a common side effect with Zolax. Please consult your doctor if you experience disproportionate change in weight when you are taking Zolax.
Q. Can the use of Zolax cause hair loss?
It has not been reported to cause hair loss. Talk to your doctor if you experience this while taking Zolax. As it could be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Can I take Zolax with hydrocodone?
Zolax should not be taken with hydrocodone. Zolax belong to a class of medicines called benzodiazepines and hydrocodone belongs to the class of medicines called opioids. Both the classes cause sedation (increased tenedency to sleep) and respiratory depression (slow and difficult breathing). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Zolax with paracetamol?
No, interactions have been reported between Zolax and paracetamol. However, this does not mean that no interactions exist. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Zolax with prednisone?
Prednisolone may increase the metabolism (breakdown) of Zolax and hence decrease the levels of Zolax in the body which may decrease the effect of Zolax and a higher dose may be needed. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Zolax with clonazepam?
Zolax should not be taken with clonazepam as both the medicines belong to the same class of medicines called benzodiazepines. When taken together, they can cause sedation (increased tenedency to sleep) and respiratory depression (slow and difficult breathing). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Zolax with oxycodone?
Zolax should not be taken with oxycodone. Zolax belong to a class of medicines called benzodiazepines and oxycodone belong to the class of medicines called opioids. Both the classes cause sedation (increased tenedency to sleep) and respiratory depression (slow and difficult breathing). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Zolax with tramadol?
Zolax should not be taken with tramadol. Zolax belong to a class of medicines called benzodiazepines and tramadol belong to the class of medicines called opioids. Both the classes cause sedation (increased tenedency to sleep) and respiratory depression (slow and difficult breathing). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Zolax with ibuprofen?
No, interactions have been reported between Zolax and ibuprofen. However, this does not mean that no interactions exist. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Zolax with sertraline?
No, interactions have been reported between Zolax and sertraline. However, this does not mean that no interactions exist. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Zolax with buspirone?
No, interactions have been reported between Zolax and buspirone. However, this does not mean that no interactions exist. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Zolax for the rest of my life?
No, Zolax should be taken only for a prescribed duration at prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Zolax for pain?
No, Zolax is not indicated for the treatment of any kind of pain. It belongs to the class of benzodiazepines and is indicated for the treatment of anxiety.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Zolax with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Zolax with Clotrimazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clotrimazole: Clowil, Odis, Kamestin, Cano, Gynaemed, Clovag, Clotrim V, Clomax V7
Zolax with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Zolax with Oxcarbazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxcarbazepine: Oxzey, Exep, Zenoxa, Oxmazetol, Trioptal
Zolax with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton
Zolax with Lamotrigine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamotrigine: Lamitor, Lamez, Lamictal, Lamosyn, Lametec
Zolax with Carbamazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Carbamazepine: Antep, C Lep, Ametol, Setol, Carbatol, Arbetol, Antilep, Versizur, Carbazep, Mezocar LA, Tegrital, Majerol
Zolax with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Zolax with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Imirise, Imikon, Karthin, Min, Imprin, Impranit, Elamin, Diamin, Kidep, Depranil, Dimip, Depsol, Imizen, Hemidap
Zolax with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Neptoin
Zolax with Sodium Valproate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Valkid, Valprosh, Cylenc SV, Valcontin
Zolax with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Zolax with Ilaprazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ilaprazole: Blokcid, Ilaone
Zolax with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Leparox, Prx, Paromec, Madotine, Parolyst, Parox, Baxidep, Pirotin, Paropex
Zolax with Chlorpromazine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Karzine, Ostil
Zolax with Clomipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clomipramine: Imi-CI, Arimip, Clopic, Ocifril, Clomilent, Cloclam, Obsenil, Obnil
Zolax with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz
Zolax with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt
Zolax with Revaprazan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Revaprazan: Revanex
Zolax with Armodafinil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Armodafinil: Waklert
Zolax with Levosulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: PrideDay, Evopride, Lepivil, Shilride, Levoride, Edride
Zolax with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita
Zolax with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir
Zolax with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Norma, Cizonil, Zoridol, Nase, Sydol, Peridol, Depinase, Halopik
Zolax with Valproic Acid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Valproic Acid: Epsoval

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